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How Strong Are Your Feelings About Wi-Fi?

Video: When people come to your house and instantly want to connect, are you okay with it? Or does it actually bother you a lot and if your friends want free WiFi they can just go to Maccas or something, because they are there to enjoy your company not your incredible download speeds, okay?!

Okay.


The Australian Who (Might Have) Invented Bitcoin Now Says He Has Proof

The Australian man who may have invented the protocol behind Bitcoin, previously uncovered by an investigation by Gizmodo and Wired, now says he has cryptographic proof that he was responsible for the creation of the digital currency.


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What’s New On Netflix, Stan And Foxtel Anytime For May From Game of Thrones, to original series Wolf Creek, to Ant-Man — here’s just a taste of what Netflix, Stan and Foxtel Anytime are streaming for the month of May.

Vodafone Invites Customers To Build Their Own Plan Vodafone has today launched a new type of plan for prepaid customers — with fully customisable plans available under a service called MyMix.

Optus Is Offering Unlimited Data On ADSL, Cable And NBN Plans Optus has decided to extend its range of unlimited data plans to include ADSL 2+, cable and NBN.

Also on Gizmodo:

• Telstra Is Spending $50M To Fix Its Network • What Did Star Wars: The Force Awakens Get Wrong? • Why Do Wheels Sometimes Appear To Spin Backwards?


Telstra Is Spending $50M To Fix Its Network

Don’t worry about writing your free download wishlist anytime soon. After three apparently unrelated significant outages this year already, resulting in compensation via two free data days — which saw data download records smashed — Telstra appears to be keen to avoid it happening yet again.

Keen enough to spend $50 million on fixing its network, based on recommendations from the freshly-completed network review the telco started in February.


Vodafone Invites Customers To Build Their Own Plan

Vodafone has today launched a new type of plan for prepaid customers — with fully customisable plans available under a service called MyMix. With plans ranging from a 7-day to a 90-day expiry, anywhere from 500MB to 8GB of data (with bonus data included for those who sign up in May), Vodafone aims to provide a more flexible option for prepaid customers.


Bang & Olufsen's New Flagship Store In Melbourne Is A Sensory Experience

Melbourne’s heritage-listed Cavendish House is the new home for Australia’s flagship Bang & Olufsen home entertainment store. The store, opening today, has an interactive, motorised speaker wall that flips out each of B&O’s high-end audio components as you’re listening, and a pair of pneumatic pedestals that gives the viewer a tour of the company’s super-luxury TVs.


Deals: Save Up To 50% On Scrivener 2 And Scapple

Stay on top of your work with two of the best productivity apps ever produced, Scrivener 2 and Scapple. Gizmodo Australia readers can save big when they purchase Scrivener 2 for just $30 AUD [$22.50 USD] and Scapple for only $12 AUD [$8.99 USD]. The Scrivener offer expires on May 4, 2016, so don’t wait too long to take advantage of these remarkably low prices.


Australian Emergency Calls From Mobiles Now Have Location Information

Of the 8.3 million calls made to Triple Zero (000) for fire, police or ambulance services in 2014 to 2015, 66.9 per cent — 5.6 million — were from mobile phones. Now calls to 000 from mobile phones will contain improved location information, following upgrades to the 000 service.


What's New On Netflix, Stan And Foxtel Anytime For May

From Game of Thrones, to original series Wolf Creek, to Ant-Man — here’s just a taste of what Netflix, Stan and Foxtel Anytime are streaming for the month of May.


App Deals: Get Pro Photo Editing On Your Android

Today’s best deals include Photo Studio PRO for Android, Night Mode Camera for iOS and Sound Meditation for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


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